Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 9 June 2013

Classical Kids

We're feeling very regal with music written for royalty by Scarlatti this morning, and we'll get a visit from some bears, including Winnie the Pooh!

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

Music Played on the Show

06:55

Title: Lullaby From The Westcoast Sleepers

Performer(s): Richter, Max

Duration: 2:17

06:58

Title: Symphonie Espagnole In D Minor Op. 21 - Movement Ii - Scherzando

Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard

Duration: 4:27

07:02

Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 3:46

07:06

Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 2:56

07:09

Title: The Firebird - Suite - Round Dance Of The Princesses

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 6:00

07:15

Title: Prince Ali

Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim

Duration: 3:04

07:19

Title: Pastorale K446 In D

Performer(s): Scarlatti / Friedman

Duration: 5:23

07:25

Title: Flute Concerto No.3 In D 'Il Gardellino' (1st Movement)

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 4:04

07:29

Title: The Three Little Pigs

Performer(s): Various Composers

Duration: 6:20

07:42

Title: Franz Liszt The Famous Pianist

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard

Duration: 1:17

07:43

Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz

Duration: 4:24

07:47

Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 5:37

07:53

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Fossils

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 1:47

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